Terms and Conditions
CIT Solutions may, without notice to you, at any time amend these Terms and any other information contained on this website. The latest Terms will be posted on our websites, and you should review the Terms prior to using the website. Your continued use of the website after any changes to these Terms are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.
SCOPE OF TERMS
OWNERSHIP OF CONTENT
The CIT Solutions Websites; their past, present and future versions; all pages found within the CIT Solutions Websites; the material and information on the CIT Solutions Websites; all graphics, text, images, audio, videos, webinars, designs, compilation, advertising copy, articles, user interfaces, artwork, any computer applications, any and all copyrightable material (including source and object code) and all other materials, including without limitations the design, structure, “look and feel” and arrangement of such content contained on the CIT Solutions Websites (hereinafter, the “Content”); trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand elements, whether registered or not are owned, controlled or licensed by or to CIT Solutions, and are protected by intellectual property laws (the “Intellectual Property laws”), including but not limited to copyright, trademark, domain name, patent, trade secret, international treaties and other proprietary rights and unfair competition laws. In using the CIT Solutions Websites or the Content, you acknowledge and agree to abide by all applicable Intellectual Property laws, as well as any specific notices contained on the Websites. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
The CIT Solutions Websites and the Content may not be copied, reproduced, modified, adapted, translated, transmitted, displayed, published, posted, resold, or otherwise distributed in any way, without CIT Solutions’s express prior written authorization. You are granted permission to display on your computer, print and download the Content on this Website solely for your own personal, non-commercial and educational use. You must retain copyright and other notices on any copies of the Content you make. Certain Content and documents available on this Website are open source Content and documents subject to the applicable open source license and are so marked. Your use of those materials is governed by the individual applicable license. Unauthorized use of the CIT Solutions Websites or the Content contained on or available through the CIT Solutions Websites or any linked websites may violate applicable Intellectual Property laws or other laws.
The CIT Solutions Websites, Online Mediums and Content may contain user or third party submitted content, such as feedback and suggestions, post or submissions and other materials (hereinafter, the “Submissions”) intended for review by general public, or by members of any public or private community. CIT Solutions does not claim ownership of the third party submitted content and shall have no obligation or liability of any kind, including without limitation errors, omissions, or damages, with respect to Submissions. Submissions are not reviewed, approved or endorsed by CIT Solutions and are provided solely for convenience to CIT Solutions customers and users. CIT Solutions reserves the right to monitor, restrict access to, edit or remove any Content available via the Online Mediums.
Copyrights Infringement Complaints. You may not use the CIT Solutions Websites, Content or Online Mediums for any purpose or in any manner that infringes the rights of any third parties. CIT Solutions encourages you to report any content on the CIT Solutions Websites that you believe infringes your copyright.
The trademarks, service marks, logos, slogans and domain names (“Marks”) referenced on the CIT Solutions Websites are either common-law service marks, trademarks or registered service marks or trademarks of CIT Solutions, or its subsidiaries and are protected by trademark laws in the South Africa and other countries, and international laws and treaties. Other names of actual companies and products mentioned on the CIT Solutions Websites may be the trademarks of their respective owners and reference to them does not suggest sponsorship, endorsement or association with CIT Solutions. Nothing contained on the CIT Solutions Websites should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Marks displayed on the CIT Solutions Websites. You are not permitted to use any Marks displayed on the Websites, metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Marks of CIT Solutions and its licensors, without prior written permission of CIT Solutions or such third party who may own the Mark.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES
Privacy Statement. CIT Solutions Privacy Statement as it may change from time to time, applies to collection and use of your information and is made a part of these Terms by this reference.
Password Protected Areas. Access to and use of password protected areas of the CIT Solutions Websites is restricted to authorized users only. You agree that you: (i) will provide current, complete and accurate identification, contact and other information about you as you may be prompted by the registration process on the CIT Solutions Websites; (ii) are responsible to maintain, keep current and update any registration data and other information you provide to CIT Solutions; (iii) are entirely responsible for maintaining the security of your password, identification and account and for any and all activity that occurs under your account; and (iv) will notify CIT Solutions immediately of any unauthorized access or use of your account or password or any other breach of security. You understand that any person with your password will be able to access your account and any registration data, including, without limitation access to your servers and applications accessible through your account. You accept sole risk of unauthorized access to your account. CIT Solutions will not be liable to you for any loss you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account with or without your knowledge. You may be held liable for losses incurred by CIT Solutions or any other user or visitor to the CIT Solutions Websites due to someone else using your password or account. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.
Content you Submit. CIT Solutions appreciates hearing from you. Blogs, community forums, chat rooms and other discussion sites may be made available to our customers and users. You acknowledge and agree, that as to any content you, as a user, may submit via the Online Mediums become public information and it shall be deemed to be provided on a non-confidential basis, except for resumes submitted solely for consideration for employment with CIT Solutions which may be shared with CIT Solutions on a “need to know” basis. You should always use caution when submitting personal identifiable information about yourself or third parties in any Online Mediums. CIT Solutions is free to use or disseminate such contributed content on an unrestricted basis for any purpose, and you grant CIT Solutions an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, incorporate, transmit, display, publish, post, resell and otherwise distribute such Submission and contributed content (including, without limitation, creative ideas, suggestions, materials, names, voices, likeness and other personal identifiable information contained in your Submission) in any form and media now known or which shall become known in the future for any purposes whatsoever, including without limitation, using such information, ideas, inventions and creative ideas for development, marketing and promotional purposes, without any notice or compensation to you.
CIT Solutions is under no obligation to use the contributed content and your Submissions and may remove any such content or Submission at any time at its sole discretion. CIT Solutions reserves the right to terminate your access to Online Mediums at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.
You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise have permission to submit any such materials and grant CIT Solutions the rights described herein.
No unlawful or Prohibited Use. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit via the Online Mediums any content that: (i) is misleading, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, offensive, violent, obscene, pornographic, vulgar, libelous, racially, ethnically, religiously or otherwise objectionable; (ii) constitutes unauthorized disclosure of personal or confidential information; (iii) infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, publicity right, privacy right, copyright or other intellectual property or any rights of any party; (iv) contains viruses, Trojan horses, Worms, corrupted files or code, files and programs designed to impede or destroy the functionality of any computer software or hardware; spyware and malware designed for phishing and with a view to compromise the data security and integrity, and obtain sensitive personal or financial information.
You also agree not to use the CIT Solutions Websites or Online Mediums to: (i) impersonate an employee or a representative of CIT Solutions, its divisions and subsidiaries; (ii) misrepresent your identity or affiliation with a person or entity; (iii) send bulk mail, spam, “chain letters” and other unsolicited and unauthorized communication; (iv) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the CIT Solutions Websites or any other system or networks connected to the CIT Solutions Website or any other services offered through the CIT Solutions Websites, and/or other accounts not belonging to you, or violate security of any portion of the CIT Solutions Websites, by hacking, password mining or any other means; (v) obtain or attempt to obtain any information, materials or documents not purposely made available through the CIT Solutions Website or Online Mediums through any means; (vi) attempt to interfere with the proper working of the CIT Solutions Websites or any transaction being conducted on the CIT Solutions Websites or to restrict or inhibit any other user from accessing or using the CIT Solutions Websites, by means of hacking or defacing any portion of the CIT Solutions Websites.
OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Your Purchase of Services and Services Availability. Specific terms and conditions apply to your purchase of services from CIT Solutions and to specific portions or features of the CIT Solutions Websites. CIT Solutions’s obligations with regards to its services offered on the CIT Solutions Websites are governed solely by such terms and conditions and nothing contained on the CIT Solutions Websites or in these Terms shall be construed to alter services specific terms and conditions. The materials on the Websites with respect to services may be outdated and CIT Solutions makes no commitment to update such material.
Promotions. The Websites may contain or offer contests, promotions or other similar features, which may be subject to a separate set of rules that describe the contest or promotion and may have eligibility requirements, such as certain age or geographic area restrictions. It is your responsibility to read those rules to determine whether or not your participation, registration or entry will be valid or restricted, and to determine the sponsor’s requirements in connection with the applicable contest or promotion.
LINKING TO CIT SOLUTIONS WEBSITES
We greatly appreciate your efforts in letting your clients know about us. You may link to the CIT Solutions Websites by using a text link and linking to CIT Solutions Websites homepage. Linking directly to any other webpage or content within the CIT Solutions Websites is prohibited without CIT Solutions prior written permission. CIT Solutions only consents to links in which the link and the pages that are activated by the link do not: (i) duplicate the website content; (ii) frame or create any other border around the website content or any pages on the Websites or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within the CIT Solutions Websites; (iii) misrepresent your relationship with CIT Solutions or otherwise create a false affiliation, connection or association with CIT Solutions; (iv) imply that CIT Solutions approves or endorses you, your website, or your services or product offerings; (v) present false or misleading impression about CIT Solutions or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the CIT Solutions name or trademarks; (v) use CIT Solutions trademarks in page text, metatags and/or hidden text for purpose of gaining higher rankings from search engines; (vi) utilize CIT Solutions name, trademarks, service marks, colors, logos or any other brand features of CIT Solutions, nor your relationship with CIT Solutions for purposes of or in any manner which intentionally gives rise to advertising or publicity without CIT Solutions prior written permission. As a further condition to being permitted to link to the CIT Solutions Websites, you agree that CIT Solutions may at any time, in its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to the CIT Solutions Websites. In such event, you agree to immediately remove all links to the CIT Solutions Websites and to cease using any CIT Solutions trademark. CIT Solutions reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other website reached by links to or from the CIT Solutions websites.
Except for the link logos as provided by CIT Solutions, you may not use the CIT Solutions corporate logo or any other brand feature to link to CIT Solutions.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The CIT Solutions Websites may contain links and references to non-CIT Solutions websites and resources (“Linked Websites”) and are provided for convenience only. If you decide to leave CIT Solutions Websites and access Linked Websites, you do so at your own risk and CIT Solutions will have no liability arising out of or related to such Linked Websites and/or their content or any damages or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection of any purchase or use of any such content, goods or services available on or through any such Linked Website. CIT Solutions has not reviewed the Linked Websites and we are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on these websites. Inclusion of these links on our Websites does not apply approval or endorsement by CIT Solutions of the Linked Websites, their entities or products and services. Please understand that the Linked Websites, even if they contain CIT Solutions logo, are independent websites, and CIT Solutions does not control the content on that Linked Website. Additionally, CIT Solutions is not a party to or responsible for any transaction you may enter into with any such third party, even if you learn of such third party from CIT Solutions, by way of reference or link provided on the CIT Solutions Websites.
All statements on the CIT Solutions Websites other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, any projections of financial information; any statements about historical results that may suggest trends for our business; any statements about operational improvements or third party data that may suggest trends for our business or industry; any statements of the plans, strategies, and objectives of CIT Solutions for future operations or service offerings; any statements of expectation or belief regarding future events, potential markets or market size; technology developments; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the items mentioned. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the possibility that expected benefits from our operational improvements or service offerings may not materialize. These statements are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are subject to significant uncertainties that involve risks, many of which are beyond our control and not guarantees of future performance. If such risks or uncertainties materialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of CIT Solutions could differ materially from our current expectations as a result of many factors, including but not limited to: the unpredictable nature of our rapidly evolving market and quarterly fluctuations in our business; the effects of competition; and any adverse changes in our indirect channel relationships.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
Your use of and access to the CIT Solutions Websites, Online Mediums and Content posted by CIT Solutions, its divisions, subsidiaries or user generated content posted by third parties is at your sole risk. The Websites, Online Mediums and Content are provided for informational purposes only on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILBALE” basis without any express or implied warranty of any kind, including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, or fitness for any particular purpose. CIT Solutions makes no representations, warranties or guarantees as to the quality, suitability, truth, accuracy or completeness of the Content. CIT Solutions further makes no representations, warranties or guarantees that the quality and reliability of any information, and hosting services obtained from the Website, Online Mediums and/or Content will meet your expectations and requirements, be virus-free, or perform error- and damage-free. You assume all risk and responsibility for any loss or damage whatsoever to your computer system, data and business arising out of your use of the Website, Online Mediums and/or Content.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You expressly understand and agree that CIT Solutions and any contributor to the user generated content via Online Mediums (“CIT Solutions Licensors”) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE to you for:
1) any loss or damage which you may incur, including without limitation as a result of any reliance placed by you on the accuracy, completeness or suitability of the Content, or any changes CIT Solutions and CIT Solutions Licensors may make to the Websites, Online Mediums and Content, or any temporary interruption or permanent cessation in the provision of the Online Mediums and Content, or, if applicable, your failure to safeguard your account details or passwords.
2) to the full extent permitted by law, CIT Solutions and CIT Solutions Licensors are not liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with your use of or related to the Websites, Online Mediums and Content (including without limitation for loss of or damage to business, revenues, goodwill or data) even if CIT Solutions and CIT Solutions Licensors had previously been advised of, or reasonably could have foreseen, the possibility of such damages, however they arise, whether in breach of contract, negligence or other tortuous action.
3) Since some jurisdictions prohibit the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, portions of the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
You agree to indemnify and hold CIT Solutions, its subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, employees and representative and CIT Solutions Licensors, their subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, employees and representatives harmless from any claims and demands, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party arising from or relating to: (i) your use of and access to the Websites, Online Mediums and Content; (ii) content you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the Website and Online Mediums; (iii) your violation of these Terms or Website specific Terms and Conditions. This indemnification obligation will survive the termination of your CIT Solutions account or these Terms.
CIT Solutions respects your privacy and is committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of personal data we collect. The purpose of our Privacy Statement is to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy and protection of all persons who provide personal data to CIT Solutions and its affiliates. This Privacy Statement describes the ways we collect information from and about you, and what we do with the information, so that you may decide whether or not to provide information to us.
By visiting CIT Solutions websites or are otherwise providing your personal information to CIT Solutions via any other means, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Statement.
For purposes of this Privacy Statement, the term “visitor” includes visitors to our websites who are not yet customers, those who become customers, as well as those who do not become customers; whether you upload information to our websites, download it, or are merely visiting our websites. You can choose not to provide certain information when using our websites but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of its features.
1. WHAT DO WE COLLECT AND WHERE?
The information we collect may include your personal information, such as your name, contact information, financial account numbers, IP addresses, Live Chat Messages, Telephone conversations, product and service selections and orders or other things that identify you individually.
Generally, we may collect information about you in the following manners:
• you may provide your personal information to us via chat, email or other written correspondence, telephone calls, web based forms, or other means;
• via third party providers
You may visit our Websites in any of the following ways:
• By using your browser to navigate to our Websites including (but not limited to) http://www.cloudinc.co.za; http://my.cloudinc.co.za; http://vcp.cloudinc.co.za; http://cp.cloudinc.co.za.
• By viewing an advertisement displayed on a third party website that is served content by our web server;
• By viewing an email that is served content by our or a third party web server.
When you visit our Website, our server logs your IP address (unique network addresses), the time and duration of your visit, and the time and duration of the pages on our website you view. We may also capture information about your computer system, such as your browser type and operating system.
We will likely place a cookie on your hard drive during the web visit. A cookie is a unique alphanumeric identifier that we use to help us identify the number of unique visitors to our Website, whether or not those visitors are repeat visitors, and the source of the visits. Cookies cannot be executed as code or used to deliver a virus. Other servers cannot read them and personal information cannot be gathered from them. They are simply an identifier shared between you and us to allow us to improve the services we offer to you through our Website. If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your computer, then they can be disabled in your web browser. The option to do so is normally found in your browser’s “security settings” section. However, please note, permanently disabling cookies in your browser may hinder your use of our Website as well as other websites and interactive services.
We do not collect personal information about you as part of a web visit, but web visit information may be tied to other information (including personal information) we collect from you via chat, web forms, and the other means we describe in this Privacy Statement.
Links to non-CIT Solutions Websites
We may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. The privacy practices of those sites may differ from CIT Solutions practices and are not controlled by CIT Solutions and covered by this Privacy Statement. We do not make any representations about third-party websites. We encourage you to review their privacy policies before submitting your personal data.
We will not intentionally collect or maintain, and do not want you to provide, any information regarding your medical or health condition, race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or other sensitive information.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection
Our services are not designed for or directed to children under the age of 13, and we will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
2. WHAT DO WE USE THIS INFORMATION FOR?
We may use your information to process your service requests, handle orders, deliver products and services, process payments, communicate with you about orders, provide access to secure areas of the Website, recommend merchandise and services that might be of interest to you, to personalize your visit to our Website, and to enable us to review develop and continually improve the products services and offers we provide online. We also use this information to prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our Website and to enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.
We use visitor information to send information about our company to visitors and to get in touch with them when necessary. We also use the information we collect to improve the content of our websites and as training aides for our employees. Visitors are given the choice at the point when we request their information.
Financial Information and payment card details
We may ask visitors to enter credit card or account information in order to process orders for services placed with CIT Solutions or its affiliates. Financial information provided via our website or via the CIT Solutions portal is transferred over a secure connection. We collect this information on a transaction-by-transaction basis and will not authorize the release of the information with anyone not directly involved in processing the transaction. This information may be encrypted and stored for logging purposes in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
Credit card numbers are used only for processing payments and are not used for any other purposes. When we use third party service providers for credit card processing services we will enter into a written agreement with such third party ensuring appropriate security and confidentiality measures are in place in safeguarding your personal data.
We use web visit information to measure interest in and develop our web pages and marketing plans, customize the content you view on your web visits based on your activity on past visits, and administer our Website.
• We use the visitors’ IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to administer our Websites.
We use information you provide to us via telephone calls, chat, email, web forms and other communications to correspond with you about services you may be interested in purchasing. If you elect to purchase a service online using a web form, we will use the information to establish your account. Information you submit in writing, such as chat, email, and web form information is archived and may be tied to information that we collect about your web visits. Your telephone call may be recorded for training purposes and we may enter information you provide via telephone into our systems to use for the purposes described in this paragraph.
3. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information we gather is for internal use only and will not authorize the release of this information to anyone outside CIT Solutions (except to third party service providers to CIT Solutions who perform functions on our behalf but in such event personal information will only be shared to the extent reasonably necessary to perform their functions and they will not be authorized to use it for any other function), unless you have consented to such disclosure.
Should you breach our terms and conditions or website terms, or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, we may disclose your information to a relevant authority. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction. In particular, we may release the information we collect to third parties when we believe it is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce our legal rights, to protect the rights and safety of others, or to assist with industry efforts to control fraud, spam or other undesirable conduct.
We may release the information we collect to third parties, where the information is provided to enable such third party to provide services to us, provided that the third party has agreed to use at least the same level of privacy protections described in this Privacy Statement, and is permitted to use the information only for the purpose of providing services to us.
4. OPTING OUT OF COMMUNICATIONS
CIT Solutions gives you an opportunity to chose to opt-out of personal data being disclosed to third parties for a purpose incompatible with the purpose for which it was originally collected (except for meeting applicable legal requirements or permitting third party service providers who perform functions on our behalf as described in section 3 of this Privacy Statement), including your opting out of receiving future marketing mailings. We will not use your contact information to correspond with you about our services if you ask us not to.
5. SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
CIT Solutions is committed to industry best practices approaches concerning security measures to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of the information in our possession. We use various security measures to protect the information we collect, as appropriate to the type of information, including encryption, firewalls, and access controls. We store information you provide to us on a computer system located in a controlled facility with a limited access. Visitor textual information is encrypted during transmission, our company databases are accessible only by CIT Solutions employees, contractors and agents on a need to know basis and who have entered into and are bound by a confidentiality and nondisclosure agreement with CIT Solutions.
6. DATA INTEGRITY
Personal data we collect is relevant for the purposes for which it is to be used. CIT Solutions takes reasonable steps to ensure that data is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.
CIT Solutions utilizes the self-assessment approach to assure its compliance with its Privacy Statement. CIT Solutions regularly verifies that the privacy statement is accurate, comprehensive, prominently displayed, completely implemented and in conformity with the Safe Harbor Principles and conducts its self-assessment on an annual basis to ensure that all relevant privacy practices are being followed. Appropriate employee training is in place and internal procedures for periodically conducting objective reviews of compliance are in place. A statement verifying this self-assessment is signed by a corporate officer or other authorized representative at least once a year.
Thank you for reading through these Terms and now, enjoy our Websites.